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love bomb

A profuse or intense display or declaration of love or affection. Often used in the plural. He kept showering me with love bombs early in our relationship, but then all of a sudden he became very cold and distant. With all the love bombs the prime minister has been dropping on the foreign country's new president, one would swear they were in cahoots or something.
See also: bomb, love

love bombs

n. affirmations of affection. These two were dropping love bombs on each other, even though they hate each other’s guts.
See also: bomb, love
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The family received what she's gratefully described as a 'love bomb' - an outpouring of support - from friends, the local community, and strangers moved by their plight.
Mr Johnson yesterday met the 1922 Committee of MPs where it was claimed he promised to "love bomb" those who did not back him.
It's been like a love bomb! It started with the brilliant people at The Everyman, where we were rehearsing, and has rippled out from there as we've made new friends and discovered new treats.
The previously divisive figure united the crowd in warm appreciation when he went off - and his team-mates and the boss were just as quick to love bomb him.
Tortorella is also the guy behind the super popular podcast The Love Bomb, now in season two, where each week he interviews one of the many, many people he loves.
The founders wanted the ministry to become a "love bomb": not to skill, but to heal the brokenhearted, as Kodiyan's book states.
You can read it as a standalone without reading the other three titles: Flirty Dancing, Love Bomb and Sunkissed.
Love Bomb centers on Betty Plum, a jokester who finds her life changing on her fifteenth birthday.
Hoping everyone young and old will come and see us play this show, and we are so proud to have this brand new album to bring to the fans!" Tigertailz were famously known for their 1990 hit album Bezerk which sold 250,000 copies, along with having charting hits Love Bomb Baby and Noise Level Critical at that time.
Bill Roache called it the Love Bomb. She'd crush you and say 'I LOVE YOU' and you knew she meant it."
Flood the Russians with the soft consumer culture of capitalism, seduce them with Western contact and commerce, love bomb them into freedom.
To cajole, corral, love bomb, bully, butter up and dress down the leaders of a European Union, many of whom have views of Russia quite obviously out of kilter with those of the White House.
Since last week, inspired by Israeli graphic designer and teacher Ronny Edri's "Israel loves Iran" campaign, Iranians as well as members of other nations have reframed the narrative of war to one of a "love bomb".